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Soldier accused of killing wife expected to make plea

Isaac Aguigui Isaac Aguigui
Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui

A hearing is scheduled Friday for a Fort Stewart soldier accused of in his wife's death. 

Isaac Aguigui is charged with the July 2011 murder of his wife, Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui, and their unborn child.

In testimony, a Georgia medical examiner said she was struck on the head and struggled violently with handcuffs on her wrists before she died.

The defense claims Aguigui came home on July 17, 2011, and found her dead after choking on food. He is expected to make a plea at Friday's hearing.

Aguigui is also charged for his involvement with an anti-government militia group Forever Enduring Always Ready that resulted in the murders of Pvt. Michael Roark and Tiffany York.

There will also be separate status hearings held Friday for two other Fort Stewart soldiers, Christopher Salmon and Anthony Peden, pertaining to Roark and York's double murder case. 

Their bodies were found by a fisherman at Morgan Lake in Long County in December 2011. 

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